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List of titles published from 26 February to 25 March 2017.

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Laucala Bay: The Story of the RNZAF in Fiji 1939 to 1967
 

Laucala Bay: The Story of the RNZAF in Fiji 1939 to 1967 (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Dawson, Bee

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"As the prospect of a Pacific war with Japan became likely in the 1930s, a Commonwealth defence conference decided which countries would be responsible for which parts of the Pacific. New Zealand was given responsibility for air reconnaissance for part of the ocean centred around ...

ISBN 9780143770381
Published 27 February 2017 by Random House
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Lab Girl

Lab Girl (Paperback)

By Jahren, Hope

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A frank, illuminating and incandescent memoir by a trailblazing scientist; a moving portrait of a longtime collaboration in work and life; and a book that casts a whole new light on the natural world.

ISBN 9780349006208
Published 28 February 2017 by Little, Brown Book Group
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Hawaii Nature Set: Field Guides to Wildlife, Birds, Trees & Wildflowers of Hawaii

Hawaii Nature Set: Field Guides to Wildlife, Birds, Trees & Wildflowers of Hawaii (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Kavanagh, James

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The Hawaii Nature Set offers the best in wildlife and plant identification for The Aloha State. The set includes three Pocket Naturalist Guides to Hawaii Trees & Wildflowers, Birds, and Wildlife and is attractively packaged in a cellophane bag. The beautifully illustrated folding ...

ISBN 9781620051368
Published 14 March 2017
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After Dark

After Dark (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Leck, James

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Fifteen-year-old Charlie Harker is pretty disappointed to learn he'll be spending his summer vacation helping his mom renovate an old family inn in the .hick town. of Rolling Hills. He much preferred his plan of lounging on a beach in Hawaii. And now he has to deal with his annoy ...

ISBN 9781771383448
Published 1 March 2017 by Kids Can Press
Interest Age 4-12 years
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Hawaiian Hula 'Olapa: Stylized Embodiment, Percussion, and Chanted Oral Poetry

Hawaiian Hula 'Olapa: Stylized Embodiment, Percussion, and Chanted Oral Poetry (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Lilleike, Monika

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Monika Lilleike's performance analytic study on Hawaiian Hula 'Olapa reveals how this genuine performing art practice shapes and transmits oral history via a distinct set of performative means of framing and stylization. The intermedial confluence of performance elements, sound, ...

ISBN 9783837636697
Published 15 March 2017 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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Hollywood's Hawaii: Race, Nation, and War

Hollywood's Hawaii: Race, Nation, and War (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Konzett, Delia Malia Caparoso

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Whether presented as exotic fantasy, a strategic location during World War II, or a site combining postwar leisure with military culture, Hawaii and the South Pacific figure prominently in the U.S. national imagination. Hollywood s Hawaii is the first full-length study of the fil ...

ISBN 9780813587431
Published 1 March 2017 by Rutgers University Press
Interest Age Young Adults
Series War Culture Series
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Mai-Kai: History and Mystery of the Iconic Tiki Restaurant
 

Mai-Kai: History and Mystery of the Iconic Tiki Restaurant (Hardback)

By Glazner, Tim

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In 1956, a few brash young men created the Mai-Kai Restaurant and bar in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, by poaching key staff from Don the Beachcomber's, a Polynesian-themed Chicago restaurant. The Mai-Kai became the playground of celebrities and playboys, and the beautiful women work ...

ISBN 9780764351266
Published 1 March 2017 by Schiffer Publishing Ltd
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Hiri: Archaeology of Long-Distance Maritime Trade Along the South Coast of Papua New Guinea

Hiri: Archaeology of Long-Distance Maritime Trade Along the South Coast of Papua New Guinea (Hardback)

By Skelly, Robert John; David, Bruno

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In the late 1800s, missionaries and government officials stationed along the south coast of Papua New Guinea began to observe large fleets of indigenous Motu sailing ships coming and going out of present-day Port Moresby. Each year the women of nearby villages manufactured tens o ...

ISBN 9780824853662
Published 28 February 2017 by University of Hawai'i Press
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Tikopia Collected: Raymond Firth and the Creation of Solomon Islands Cultural Heritage: 2017
 

Tikopia Collected: Raymond Firth and the Creation of Solomon Islands Cultural Heritage: 2017 (Hardback)

By Bonshek, Elizabeth

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In 1928 in Tikopia Firth made a collection he saw as a scientific record of a culture. Bonshek revisits the objects' documentation & ethnography to highlight the social relations the collecting process illuminates and to acknowledge Tikopia voices. She charts its later role in mu ...

ISBN 9781907774393
Published 15 March 2017 by Sean Kingston Publishing
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Deep-Sea Cartilaginous Fishes of the Southeastern Pacific Ocean

Deep-Sea Cartilaginous Fishes of the Southeastern Pacific Ocean (Paperback)

By Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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The present volume includes 8 orders, 17 families, 39 genera, and 66 species of cartilaginous fishes occurring in the southeastern Pacific Ocean. It provides accounts for all orders, families, genera and species, and all keys to taxa are fully illustrated

ISBN 9789251094884
Published 28 February 2017 by Food & Agriculture Organizatio
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Series FAO Species Catalogue for Fisheries Purposes
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